Banner Image


Sick of Cleaning? Let Us Help!

Get Started

How to Check if Your Housekeeper is Bonded and Insured

When it comes to finding a good housekeeper, it can be difficult to know where to look and what to look for. How are you supposed to entrust the care and cleaning of your home and property to someone you have never met before? There is an average of over one million housekeepers who are hired every year in the United States. So what is something you can look for when deciding on a cleaning service? The key factors you need to check for is if the housekeeper is bonded and insured.Dallas cleaning maids

What Does it Mean to be Bonded?

When a cleaning service, maid, or housekeeper is bonded, it means that a bonding company allots them money in case a claim is filed against them. If the housekeeper works for a bigger organization or franchise, they would secure bonds to protect both cleaner and client. This is good news for the homeowner. Bonds protect them from criminal activity and dishonesty. If you believe your housekeeper stole from you, if he or she is bonded, you can recover the missing items or obtain the matching value.

What Does it Mean to be Insured?

Insurance protects both the cleaners / company and the homeowner, as well. For example, if the housekeeper accidentally leaves the faucet on when they finish cleaning, the damage it causes can be reported to their insurance company, protecting you from increases in your own insurance. You should also check to see if the housekeeper is covered by workers’ compensation. If they are not and are injured while working in your home, you may be liable. That is why it is important that they are insured.

How to Check for Bonds and Insurance

When you first interview potential help, ask them if they are bonded and insured. If so, ask for their bond and obtain a certificate of insurance. You can then call the insurance and bonding company to verify that the information provided is accurate.

At The Maids® Dallas, we understand how important it is to protect your home. Our housekeepers are bonded and insured. When you hire our team, you can believe you are in good hands. Call today for a cleaner, fresher home!

Categories: Tips

See Why Our Customers Love Us

of The Maids ® Customers Would Refer Us to Friends & Family!

  • Thank you for the excellent clean today. Even my living room carpet looks good, and it was in rough shape. I appreciate the attention to detail.

  • We have grown to trust your crew enough that we can comfortably leave to run errands while they are the house. They always do a great job!

  • The Maids have been cleaning our home for more than 7 years now and the service is great! Thank Orange Team!

  • Green Team: Always a good job done! Thank you!!!

  • The Blue team did a great job today. Even though only three people were on the team, they were efficient and did a thorough job. Thanks.

  • I appreciate how the Team Leader listens to any special requests I have. The Team is organized going right to work.

Read More Testimonials

Home Cleaning Services You Can Trust

  • Bonded
    & Insured
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • A TEAM of Cleaning Specialists
  • One Time, Weekly, Bi-weekly, or Monthly Services
Get Started Today

Trust Our Expert Service

  • FOTY 2002
  • FOTY 2005
  • FOTY 2007
  • Breast Cancer Awareness

Breathe Easy In A Clean, Healthy Home

Our Rigorous 22-step Healthy Touch Deep Cleaning System Gives Your Home The Clean It Needs

All Rooms
All Rooms
  • 1.Pick up & straighten
  • 2.Dust sills, ledges, wall hangings
  • 3.Remove cobwebs
  • 4.Dust/ vacuum furniture
  • 5.Vacuum floors, carpets
  • 6.Vacuum stairs
  • 7.Vacuum under beds
  • 8.Change linens, make beds
  • 9.Empty trash
  • 10.Clean sink
  • 11.Clean appliance exterior
  • 12.Clean inside microwave
  • 13.Clean range top
  • 14.Damp wipe cabinet doors
  • 15.Clean counters
  • 16.Hand wash floor
  • 17.Load dishwasher
  • 18.Clean sinks, counters, change towels
  • 19.Clean, disinfect toilets, tubs, & showers
  • 20.Hand wash, disinfect floors
  • 21.Clean entry window, one set of patio door windows
  • 22.Clean window over kitchen sink